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specialeesed technology and training exemplified the advantages the developed world offered haiti. sensitive microphones, heat-seeking devices and rescue dogs. journalists enshourd audiences would not miss a single survivor being pulled from the rubble. a successful rescue is like an earthquake in reverse. life. the tone of the reporting took on a religious tinge. quote, a new york rescue squad pulled two miracles from the rubble of haiti, led the new york daily is in, at california governor arnold schwarzenegger rashed, quote, many of us were able to watch the california rescuers live on television performing all of these miracles. the first u.s. team to reach haiti was dispatched to u.n. head quarterback and pulled out a bodyguard with minor injuries. ban ki-moon called it a small miracle. an enormous effort targeted the collapsed hotel mt. which had some 200 people inside, mostly foreigners, when it fell. general keene, the head of the u.s. military response would boast, quote, the hotel montana had six teams alone because of the number of people trapped there. the places were ordinary ha
iphones to from eye phon electric cars. they've made a breakthrough in green technology that could turn a trash to cash. >> from a grocery store to garbage dump, there is a global glut of plastic bags. 100 billion are discarded each year in the u.s. alone, just 13 percent are recycled and the rustling on lawns and in landfills for centuries. craig reddix hundreds of years to degrade. >> they want to end all that. the scientists at this laboratory have found a way to turn the bags into batteries. >> there are many benefits. a very important product. >> in the past, this were not able to mix different kinds of plastics, and he found a way around that. the cuts the bags up and stuffed them into a metal tube, as the catalyst, and he'd sit to 700 degrees celsius. then in a few hours he has a black powder and then carbon, it sells for more than gold. in a few minutes each and converted into this watch battery. all the green technology in the world does not do any good unless people use it. for that, it has to be made inexpensively. that's what these scientists are working on. >> the more ener
, significant action in the event of any further launch using ballistic missile technology or another nuclear test. indeed, we will do so. >> reporter: now it's unclear at this stage what that quote, significant action will amount to but it's most likely, shep, to be a toughening of economic punishment or sanctions as the u.n. likes to call them against the north korean government. >> shep: jonathan, how much closer do they say this activity brings north korea to potentially at least hitting the united states? >> reporter: you remember the rocket launch of north koreans carried out last december. that showed in theory according to the experts that they do have a long-range missile capable of reaching parts of the united states including alaska and hawaii. but the big question here is getting a nuclear weapon small enough that you can mount it on the warhead of such a long-range missile. most experts will tell you the north koreans are at least three years away from being able to master that technology. of course, it's not just about hitting the united states directly. there is also the fear t
and that is actually on technology, keeping in touch with people. now he will give it to someone else because he is too ill. it is shocking. >> a paypal resignation was also making headlines in south korea where 11% of the population is catholic. asia is one of the fastest- growing regions for catholicism. as much shock as there is, there's a slight hope that this could possibly be the time that a representative from asia to be elected to the papal seat. it would usher in a new era in catholicism. the church has not had a non westernport in the modern age -- non-western pope. many feel it would create a more global church. his sudden resignation leaves the door open to many possibilities and maybe the most modern of thing to happen to the church yet. >> we should admire him. it's a good example to other leaders. if you cannot fulfill your duties as a leader, then you should step down. >> with his departure on their minds, the faithful at st. joseph's in hong kong prepare for service. they are praying for his successor and have faith that no matter what's, the catholic church will survive. al jazeera, h
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, cool and technology, those are my two areas. i'm an expert in both of those. >> in fashion. i think by nature, what's interesting, it's almost ironic that this device and technology overall. which is the great individual empowerment we've all subscribed and kind of -- we have one brand that's dominated this, that -- >> android has a bigger piece of the market. >> i'm talking about overall technology. >> it's going to run its course. we always do this, it's going to run its course, and then one day we're going to have apple products as a retro move. >> no one can compete with apple, it's all integrated. >> google -- >> i have a -- does everybody have a problem when you're out to dinner and everybody's going like this? >> no, it's fine. >> i want to thank my all-star panel. i want to thank piers for letting me back in the studio again. anderson cooper starts right now. in him north korea as deliver on its latest threat. magnitude 5 magnetic disturbance was recorded just a few hours ago. north korea as confirmed it was, indeed, a nuclear test. south korea has called for an emergency se
have a very mature and serious nuclear weapon and a missile technology program. they're going to continue to do the research and development. when the time comes that they're ready to do a test, they're going to do that unless there is a political or a foreign policy reason for them not to do it. >> i mean there's been the questions about responding to sanctions. i mean even today people are wondering, is it tied to state of the union. is it sort of a direct, you know, push against the u.s.? >> i don't think so. i mean, in 2009 we heard this exact same thing. it was a condemnation of their april 2009 missile launch. the north koreans six weeks later conducted a second nuclear test in which they said it was because of the condemnation that occurred over their missile tests. you know, the response to that is that's nonsense. nobody conducts nuclear tests because they've been chastised over a missile test. more specifically, i would say if you're looking at a concurrence of time, it's not the state of the union. it's the two weeks prior to the inauguration of a new south korean p
that is surrounding the technology problems with those batteries that, of course, led to the grounding of boeing 787. airbus says it does not expect the batteries to delay the a-350. and the deadline has now passed for outside investors and steve cohen's outside capital to withdraw funds from that hedge fund. the manager says roughly 60% of the firm's money comes from dollars invested by cohen and his employees. so the impact of their redemptions may be more symbolic than anything else. blackstone is si a c's largest outside investor. the firm did redeem some investor capital and will consider whether to remove additional funds in may. and couster's says it will oppose disney's combination of the chairman role and its executive pay plan at the company's annual share hoeding meeting in march. that's 0.3% of a stake. so i don't think this goes anywhere. they like to be advocate and -- obviously involved if there's a centered around. >> bob iger was elected chairman at last month's meeting and if you poll ten people, nine of them would say he's worth every penny, and he's handsome. he has a beautiful w
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they have the technology to launch a rocket. they did that back in december. a long-range rocket was sent. north korea wants to develop a deterrent against its sworn enemy, the united states, that is the ultimate aim. >> and, anna, south korea has called on the u.n. security council to hold a security meeting and that is happening this morning, scheduled at 9:00 a.m. what kind of action could we see coming from the united nations? we've heard about the condemnation, but what will the action be? >> it's a very good question. we just don't know. you know, it would appear that north korea is immune to sanction. they tightened the sanction last month and you would assume that's exactly what they're going to do with the backing of china. this is something that ericed north koreans because they're the only ally of north korea. so what do they do going forward? well that is up to the international community. as to whether it works, onto time will tell. >> i know we're going to be watching that very closely and you will as well. anna coren in seoul for us. thank you very much. and, john, the timi
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to hillcrest in the city and antioch. the new bart trains have new environmentally friendly technology. >> they will be environmentally positive. you will be able to board the board in the city of antioch and trans for here near the pittsburgh bay point station. we are excited to do this. >> anyone who has driven on high way 4 cannot wait for the expansion for to be finished. the work on the extension began back in 2010. the board plans to launch the new service in 2017. >> copper thieves, growing ever more brazen, are now being blamed for snarling traffic across the bay area. now the feedthesives are starting meter lights. kron fours rob fladboe has details. >> caltrans crews cannot keep up with the thieves. they are driving around at night scouting for the junction boxes. they pull the wire and sell it to scrap dealers for $4 a pound. >> in some cases the leiter damage and must be replaced it cost $35,000 per light. not to say that there is a negative impact on traffic. >> caltrans is fighting back by tracking down on those who buy the stolen copper. asking sefires where it came from
for renewable energy know-how and technology from partners such as japan. nhk world, thailand. >>> pakistan's auto market has long been dominated by companies from japan. the strong brand image and established sales networks have kept rivals firmly in the rear-view mirror. but now an ambitious newcomer is starting to close the gap. we report from islamabad. >> reporter: on the chaotic streets of pakistan one thing has been constant -- old or new, most vehicles here are japanese brands. pakistani loves japanese cars. so much so that nearly 100% of automobiles traded in the domestic market are japanese. some vehicles are even decorated with the names of japanese companies. most drivers don't read japanese. but that's not the point. the decorations look cool. >> translator: you can show off your car is a japanese car. and it looks cool with stickers on. >> reporter: but domination of japanese brands is under threat. this model show took place in the southern city of karachi last month. most exhibitors were the familiar names from japan. but this year, for the first time, they shared the space
important than ever before. the government has high hopes for renewable energy, know-how, and technology from partners such as japan. khemmapat rog juan chic uh in thailand. >>> pakistan's auto market has long been dom nauted by companies from japan. established sales networks have kept rivals firmly in the rearview mirror. but now an ambitious newcomer is starting to close the gap. nhk world reports from islamabad. >> reporter: on the streets of pakistan, one thing has been constant. old or new, most vehicles here are japanese brands. pakistanis love japanese cars. so much so that nearly 100% of automobiles traded in the domestic market are japanese. some vehicles are even decorated with the names of japanese companies. most drivers don't read japanese. but that's not the point. the decorations look cool. >> translator: you can show off your car as a japanese car. and it looks cool with stickers on. >> reporter: but the domination of japanese brands is under threat. this motor show took place in the southern city of karachi last month. most exhibitors were the familiar names from japan.
and marked a major step in its reocket technology. they say they have made a nuclear bomb that may be small of to mount on the rocket. kim jong-un is barely 30 years old. some thought he might bring change to this port country. he seems to have decided nuclear bombs, not economic reform, is what will guarantee the survival of his regime. the korean peninsula was divided by war 60 years ago. south koreans reach beyond the dreams of northerners have grown used to protect and have shut them off. north korea has managed to militarize their nuclear weapons. the implications are far reaching and will change calculations. this proposes a more serious threat. >> it is so decided. >> in new york, led the security council met for security talks. china has condemned the test. did the budget for the north, beijing is under pressure to back tougher action this time around. >> we must deliver a strong response by way of the security council resolution that further mpede the growth of dprk's weapons and nuclear missile programs. >> america still has thousands of troops stationed in south korea. the u.s. a
. but it's padded on the inside. >> yes. >> that helps. >> it does. it has concussion reduction technology. and it's a great option for all ages of athletes. >> i'm going to put the rest of your information on my website jchayward.com. i hope that parents will go there and get the rest of your information on how we can protect our athletic students, important information. thank you for coming in. >>> howard is next >> office' been coaching through the -- combing through the retailer websites to find you deep discounts. pay $240, 40% off, you will get a four-hour wine tour for up to six people in a chauffeured suv. this would take you to loudoun and middleburg vineyards. you'll find this deal with voyager executive sedan transportation on gilt city. how about new york style pizza and frozen custard. pay $14 and get $39.95 to spend at frozen dairy bar and boardwalk pizza in falls church, virginia. this groupon saves you 55% off. and on valentine's day, denny's wants you to fall in love with brand new coffee. they're handing out free cups of joe. the giveaway runs from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
tested by politics and history. innovators whose technology spread about the world. artists who captured the imagination of audiences everywhere. these are the faces of south korea. nhk world updates you on what's happening across the peninsula wednesday and thursday here on "newsline." >>> in south korea men over the age of 19 must serve two years in the military. famous actors and singers are no exception. recently several korean stars now doing their required military service performed in a musical that turned out to be a big hit. ♪ >> reporter: the promise had a ten-day run in seoul. it's about the korean war started when north korea attacked the south in 1950. many actors and singers in this military musical actually serve on active duty right now. yunok, for example, led the k-pop group before he was drafted. service members like him are called entertainment soldiers. seven of them perform in "the promise." it's the first musical featuring so many entertainment soldiers. 60 years ago north and south korea agreed to a cease-fire, but tension along the demilitarized zone separating
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't to be the first one to reach out, but it's really important, because you never want technology to get in your way if you're on page 10 of his search results and he only looks at the first 5, he might not even come across you. >> do you want to send that message to people? >> i do, but i don't know what to say. i don't know what the first line is. if i read a profile and thought he was attractive or thought, i really like his profile. now what do i say? >> reporter: that leads us to tip 3. crafting the e-mail. >> keep it short and then the question. >> reporter: back to carrie's profile and that great profile pick of her laughing. dana says there's a problem with that. tip 4. >> you can't see her very clearly. her sunglasses are on. that's a huge no-no. you never want to disguise yourself too much. you want to show your man what you look like and show what you look like in different scenarios, too. >> reporter: davis says up load four to 7 pictures total, no more. make sure one is a full body shot. make them fun. show them in your real life like these new pictures of carrie. tip 5 is for when you
of missile technology to the iranians, crossing over chinese territory. april 15th last year, in the big military parade in pyongyang, six chinese missile launchers sold to pyongyang. we need to have some important conversations with china, we've not been willing to do that in the past. >> you mentioned iran. quickly, let's talk about that. iran getting access to the opportunities that north korea is creating and being successful with. what happens there? >> in 2006/2009, iranians on site in north korea for the two previous nuclear tests. north korea sells everything it develops to the irianians, long-range ballistic missiles, nuclear reactors, processed uranium, you name it. this is a joint nuclear weapons development program in tehran and pyongyang. we need to stop those sales. >> gordon chang, nice to have you back. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> you bet. >>> the president mentioned the word jobs 42 times in the state of the union speech last year. did he keep the promises he made? christine romans will look at whether the president was true to his word or not, coming up next. ♪
and this coalition is not going to fall apart. >> now with remarkable technological advances like the patriot missile, we can defend against ballistic missile attacks aimed at innocent civilians. >> i have, therefore, directed general norman schwarzkopf, in conjunction with coalition forces, to use all forces available, including ground forces, to reject the iraqi army from kuwait. deliberation with kuwait has entered its final days. i have complete confidence in the ability of the coalition forces, swiftly and decisively, to accomplish their mission. >> kuwait is liberated. iraq's army is defeated. our military objectives are met. kuwait is once more in the hands of the kuwaitis in control of their own destiny. we share in their joy. a joy tempered only by our compassion for their ordeal. >> we went halfway around the world to do what is moral, just, and right. we fought hard and with others, we won the war. we lifted the yoke of oppression and tyranny from a small country that many americans have never even heard of, and we asked nothing in return. we are coming home now. proud, confident, heads hi
'll take you on a ride to see why new thinking and new technology could mean the return of air ships. that's all ahead. >>> right now it's time to show this morning's headlines. "the new york times" says the rising cost of health care is slowing and that helping it ease the deficit. the congressional budget office now estimates hundreds of billions of dollars have been cut from the cost of medicare and medicaid. overall, health care spending is at its lowest rate in decades. >>> the "washington post" looks at state of the union squatters. they are the lawmakers who wait hours to stake out one of the coveted aisle seats in the house chamber. being in that spot can mean some high-profile television face time when greeting the president. >>> the "wall street journal" says gum chewing is falling out of favor. gum makers are looking to win customers back. they're shrinking gum packages to fit in the pockets of jeans and are trying new flavors like orange cream pop and wild berry remix which i think might be part of the problem. i like just the traditional flavors. >>> "the financial times" says
's giving today at the goldman sacks technology conference in san francisco. you can watch the president's office said at the union speech live on kron4247 news channel, has 193 tonight starting at 6:00 p.m.. >> north korea confirmed today it it it has conducted its third nuclear test. president obama is calling the latest test a " highly provocative act that threatens u.s. security and international peace. the president promises to take necessary action to defend america and its allies. the u.n. security council will hold emergency meeting this morning on the nuclear test. the latest as combined with recent missile launches has experts predicting that north korea is trying to develop a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the united states. the detonation was about half the size of the nuclear blast on hiroshima during world war two. the detonation ashley registered as a 5.1 earthquake on the usgs as seismic equipment. >> the mayor of los angeles is asking an ax, wanted by police to turn himself and. christopher dorner is accused of killing three people in a revenge plot targeting the lo
an adviser on smart meter technology. gore will be speaking at the santa clara marriott at noon. tonight, he will speak at the herp's theater at 7:30 and tomorrow he will speak at 7:00 at dominican university. >>> in new orleans, thousands are expected for a big party there today. why the weather could put a damper on the fat tuesday celebration. >>> you don't have to go all the way to new orleans to celebrate mardi gras. the celebration happening here where you can get yourself some colorful beads. dave? >> yeah. [laughter] >>> welcome back. rain in new orleans down in the big easy, expected during tonight and fat tuesday celebrations but organizers say that will not keep people off the streets. despite the rain, the parades went on. fat tuesday expected to bring as many as a million people to the streets of new orleans. >>> back here in the bay area, the annual mardi gras san francisco party, that's tonight at fillmore blah saw. there will be create -- plaza. there will be creative costumes, music, colorful beads. this starts at 5:00 p.m. after the outdoor festival, there is a mardi gras m
. we've known that the chinese have been helping the north koreans proliferate this technology and we haven't done anything about it. so we need to have a new attitude. jon: so susan rice's statement that quote, we'll do the usual drill, meaning in the u.n. security council, not good enough for you? >> well certainly not good enough, because the u.n. has been at this sanctions game for about a half decade, actually a little bit more. it hasn't stopped north korea because they know that the chinese will always help them to undercut the sanctions. so sanctions are great and we should try to get more in place but we need to also rely on ourselves and not look just to the u.n.. jon: all right. so if you were president obama, what would you do? what would you say tonight? >> well i think what we would have to say is that the united states is going to make sure north korea doesn't sell any of this stuff and we will use our navy to do so. we'll put the sanctions into place. we will sanction any nation including china helps north korea proliferate its nuclear weapons technology. we have to re
. there are pockets of healthy economic technological development such as software -- computer software. high-ranking executive from google was there a few weeks ago visiting with the governor of new mexico. they do export certain kinds of software and computer games. they have the basis for many different kinds of industries -- steel, transportation -- but over the last 25 to 30 years since relieve the collapse of the soviet union, it has been downhill. they have some economic ties with south korea. there is one remaining large project between north korea and south korea, which is called the case on industrial zone where korean companies have set up a north korean workers produce goods for south korean companies for export. they desperately need integration with both china. russia is talking about building and oil pipeline to the korean peninsula that would go through north and south korea and some oil from the southern parts of korea. there is a lot of talk about it, but i think before anything can happen, there has got to be some kind of peace and stability on the peninsula. >> thank you f
. at the goldman sachs technology an internet conference today appeal ceo tim cook was asked whether apple would use its cash to make a large acquisition and what its strategy is on buying other companies? >> we're disciplined and thoughtful and you know, we don't feel a pressure to just go out and acquire revenue. we want to make great products and that's what we're about. and so if a large company could help us do that even better, then that would be of interest. >> and overstock.com announcing its ceo patrick byrne will be taking a temporary leave of absence for medical reasons. overstock president jonathan precedent will serve as the acting ceo. thaa is the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper. lori: a significant change coming to sac capital. it is all in an effort to soften the blow of the results for wide-ranging insider trading probe. charlie gasparino joins us with ex-class sieve details. -- exclusive details. >> not necessarily the probe but impact on the probe. major redemptions likely to come on valentine's day. 14th of february when you can start dem
in the sciences, technology, engineering and math fields so they are prepared for high-tech and high-paying jobs for the future. stem education is vital for the economic growth of my district and for the nation. just atlanta month a new report found that in the past 11 years high-tech jobs in my district and the surrounding areas have grown by 18.6%, many of these jobs requiring engineers and students to pursue stem education. yet, while most parents of school-age students believe that stem education should be a priority in the united states, only half agree it is actually a top priority. mrs. negrete mcleod: that's why i ask my colleagues to support national engineers week to raise awareness of stem education and its importance to our country's economic future. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from kansas rise? >> mr. speaker, i rise today to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today
of technology. kind of a different day at the office, wouldn't you say? >> a great day. >> and exciting too, because we'll learn a lot from this, i would imagine. derrick, how rare is this meteor both in size and in impact? >> if we're talking about meteor, ed, what we find is meteors of this size coming this far down into the earth's atmosphere are actually on the rare side, something like this might happen every 50 to 100 years. whereas the typical shooting stars that most people see in the evening sky we can see ten of those per hour on any regular clear night. and a meteor shower might show as many as 120. so something like this actually is quite rare to be seeing. >> is the speed, is the size pretty normal for shooting stars? does this -- we just happened to catch this one on tape, the russian citizens. >> well, in fact, the way we really ought to classify this is more like a small asteroid than it is a meteorite. this is an object that seems to come from the asteroid belt. so it is actually on the large side for something that we would see, although not really that large for an astero
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